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San Diego Man Killed In Syria Fighting For ISIS

Aug. 26
Midday Edition
By KPBS News
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Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, was born in Illinois and lived in Minnesota before moving to San Diego, where he attended City College, according to news reports.

San Diegans Combat Stigma By Sharing Personal Struggles With Mental Illness

Aug. 27
By Kenny Goldberg
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The stigma surrounding mental illness is a powerful force. Some San Diegans with mental health issues are trying to reduce it, by sharing their personal stories.

San Diego Convention Center Expansion Plan In Limbo

Aug. 26
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The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday not to appeal a ruling by a state appeals court that rejected San Diego's plan to finance the project.

Napa Quake Reminds San Diego To Be Prepared

Aug. 26
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Earthquake researchers predict there's a 99 percent chance Southern California will experience a 6.7-magnitude earthquake in the next 30 years.

San Diego Refuge Managers Work To Balance Competing Land-Use Interests

Aug. 25
By Erik Anderson
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Managers with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are working to develop a long-term plan to manage a large patchwork of land just east of Bonita and Chula Vista. Creating a plan that pleases everyone is proving to be a challenge.

Cabrillo National Monument Celebrated Birthday With Free Admission

Aug. 25
By City News Service
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Entrance fees were waived in commemoration of the 98th birthday of the National Park Service.

City Heights Skaters Look At Environmental — And Health — Impacts Of Building A Skate Park

Aug. 25
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City Heights skateboarders helped author a report that looks at the health benefits and implications of the skate park coming to their neighborhood. They're part of a growing trend that takes environmental reviews of city projects past wire quality and traffic patterns.

Are Earthquakes Linked To Drought?

Aug. 25
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The 6.0-magnitude quake in Napa, California is causing some to take second look at UC San Diego research that indicates an uplift in the earth's surface — caused by the drought — is causing seismic activity to spring up.

San Diego Egg Farmers Work To Improve Conditions For Hens

Aug. 22
By Dwane Brown
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With a 2015 deadline approaching, Hilliker's Farm Fresh Eggs in Lakeside and other farms in the state are having to upgrade their hen houses to comply with laws requiring the birds have more space.

Sheriff’s Department Not Ready To Embrace Crime-Fighting Website

Aug. 21
By Claire Trageser
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A website called Nextdoor.com is partnering with San Diego law enforcement agencies — with one notable exception — to allow officers to post information and get private messages from residents.

Judging An Ebola Drug In The Middle Of A Crisis

Aug. 21
By David Wagner
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In most cases, Ebola is a death sentence. But most of the infected patients who've taken a San Diego company's experimental drug have lived. Does that mean it works?

One Of Del Cerro's Last Remaining Utility Poles Removed

Aug. 20
By Dwane Brown
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When the $5 million project is complete, Del Cerro will have new streetlights and pedestrian ramps, along with newly planted trees and resurfaced streets — and no utility poles.

High School For San Diego’s Teen Moms Marks 20-Year Anniversary

Aug. 19
By Matthew Bowler
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For 20 years, Lindsay School has educated teenage mothers. Now, with a new partnership, the school is going to educate the babies, too.

San Diego's Sanford-Burnham Institute Gets New Chief

Aug. 19
By Erik Anderson
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An oncologist who spent part of his career in the pharmaceutical world is the new chief executive officer at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

Reaching Out For Help With Depression

Aug. 19
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The death of comedian Robin Williams is teaching us a lot about depression. We look at treatments available and who to reach out to when you need help.